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'''Euthymia''' or '''euthymic mood''' indicates a normal non-depressed, reasonably positive mood. It is distinguished from [[euphoria]], which refers to an extreme of happiness, and [[dysthymia]], which refers to a depressed mood.
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'''Euthymia''' or '''euthymic mood''' indicates a normal non-depressed, reasonably positive mood. It is distinguished from [[euphoria]], which refers to an extreme of [[happiness]], and [[dysthymia]], which refers to a [[depressed mood]].
   
 
The term is also sometimes used referring to the neutral mood (absence of a depressive or manic cycle) that some people with [[bipolar disorder]] experiences with varying frequency.
 
The term is also sometimes used referring to the neutral mood (absence of a depressive or manic cycle) that some people with [[bipolar disorder]] experiences with varying frequency.

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Euthymia or euthymic mood indicates a normal non-depressed, reasonably positive mood. It is distinguished from euphoria, which refers to an extreme of happiness, and dysthymia, which refers to a depressed mood.

The term is also sometimes used referring to the neutral mood (absence of a depressive or manic cycle) that some people with bipolar disorder experiences with varying frequency.

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